out·​duel | \ ˌau̇t-ˈd(y)ü-əl How to pronounce outduel (audio) \
outdueled; outdueling; outduels

Definition of outduel

transitive verb

: to defeat or outdo in a duel or competition If their games start opening up during five-on-five play, they feel like they have the skill to outduel any team.— Chris Hine

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The Flyers beat the Blueshirts in that memorable shootout — who can ever forget Brian Boucher outdueling Henrik Lundqvist? — en route to reaching the Stanley Cup finals. Sam Carchidi, Philly.com, "Five observations on Flyers' ugly loss to Islanders," 4 Apr. 2018 Markkanen scored a career-high 33 points and outdueled Porzingis in a double-OT victory for the Bulls earlier this week. Andrew Sharp, SI.com, "Fact or Fiction: Lauri Markkanen Has a Higher Ceiling Than Kristaps Porzingis?," 12 Jan. 2018 Truex is coming off a win last weekend at Sonoma, outdueling Kevin Harvick on the road course for his third victory of the season in his Furniture Row Racing Toyota. Jay Cohen, chicagotribune.com, "Martin Truex Jr. looks for third straight Cup Series win at Chicagoland Speedway," 30 June 2018 Jackson came up with the Dodgers as a 19-year-old and outdueled Randy Johnson in his big league debut on Sept. 9, 2003, giving up one run and four hits in six innings of a 4-1 win. Mike Digiovanna, latimes.com, "Three up, three down: What's trending in MLB," 30 June 2018 He was outdueled by Watson in his first Masters, then won the green jacket, then blew a five-shot lead with nine to play in his third Masters. Steve Dimeglio, USA TODAY, "The Masters field is wide open, so good luck picking a winner," 2 Apr. 2018 The senior pitcher improved to 14-0 by outdueling Cypress Ranch ace J.J. Goss, and the Bobcats evened the Region III-6A final with a 5-3 win in Game 2 Friday at Houston's Schroeder Park. Jason Mcdaniel, Houston Chronicle, "Cy-Fair bounces back to win Game 2 against Cypress Ranch," 1 June 2018 Cole Hamels outdueled Justin Verlander in Friday's 1-0 win Stefan Stevenson Hamels is 2-4 with a 3.48 ERA in nine starts this season. Drew Davison, star-telegram, "Rangers' LHP Cole Hamels explains his neck stiffness and when he may pitch again | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 17 May 2018 Wood, a reliever for most of the last two years, does not wield Strasburg’s overpowering arsenal, but the veteran outdueled his younger counterpart. Dennis Lin, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Travis Wood outduels Stephen Strasburg in Padres' win," 19 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of outduel

1911, in the meaning defined above

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